Music 15 Study Guide Songs list

Music 15 Study Guide Songs list - About Genre...

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Romantic Era - Beethoven (1770-1827) o born in Germany o freelance composer"; independent; anti social o 3 periods Early period: footsteps of haydn and mozart Middle "heroic" period: bolder, personal syle; longer, weightier works Late period: experimental, unusual for the time o Symphony no. 5 in C minor, op. 67 About: Genre: Characteristics 4 movements: o Allegro con brio (sonata allegro form) starts with famous motive and oboe solo o Andante con moto (theme and variations) Short-short-long o Allegro (scherzo and trio) ABA'; some comic relief o Allegro (sonata allegro form) new instruments added Finishes with humongous coda section Cyclical form: all movements are linked organic: entire work is centered around the famous opening (motive) o Sonata no. 14, op. 27, no. 2 (Moonlight)
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Unformatted text preview: About: Genre: Characteristics • 3 movements o Adagio (slow) o Allegretto (scherzo and trio) o Presto agitato (sonata-allegro)-Franz List (1811-1886) o Hungarian o first great piano virtuoso: charismatic performer/huge following o introduced recital for one instrument o wrote extremely difficult work to showcase his ability o List: Hungarian Rhapsodie no. 2 in C sharp major (1847) About: nationalistic: hungarian "gypsy" style Genre: Characteristics: • pub. for solo/duo piano and piano with orchestra • extremely virtuosic-Chopin-Schubert-Robert Schumann-Clara Schumann-Berlioz-Wagner-Verdi-Smetana-Brahms-Debussy-Stravinsky-Schoenberg-Copland-Crumb-Cage-Beatles-Bjork...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MUS 15 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.

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